Medical Cannabis has been proven to have positive effects, especially to ease symptoms caused by certain medical conditions. At Corinth Cannabis we are committed to educating our community on the multiple benefits of plant-based medicine and look forward to helping people lead healthier lives through our organically grown products. We realize that you may have questions and are always here to help you gain a better understanding of the many benefits of our products. 

Is medical marijuana legal in Mississippi?

Medical marijuana IS legal in Mississippi as long as you have a medical marijuana (MMJ) card. While it is legal for medical use, using marijuana for recreational purposes is NOT LEGAL. 

No, to be able to receive medical marijuana from a dispensary, you MUST HAVE an MMJ Card. 

The process to obtain an MMJ card was set by the Mississippi Department of Health. 

To obtain your MMJ card, you must: 

  • Have a qualifying medical condition 
  • Receive a certificate for medical marijuana usage from your health care provider 
  • Submit an application 

    For more information visit the Mississippi Department of Health. 

    Yes, the standard initial fee for a Registered Qualifying Patient Identification is $25.00. For more information, you can visit the Mississippi Department of Health 

    In the state of Mississippi, the forms available to purchase at registered dispensaries are: 

    • Flowers
    • Concentrated cannabis (ex. Shatter, wax, oil) 
    • Edible cannabis  
    • Cannabis infused (ex. Sprays, lozenges, dissolvables, gums, gummies)

    Yes, your physician will determine if you qualify for medical marijuana as a treatment plan. After receiving a recommendation from a participating physician, you can pursue obtaining marijuana for medicinal use.  

    Like any medication, side effects vary from person to person, but some potential side effects include: 

    • Increased heart rate 
    • Dizziness 
    • Impaired concentration/memory 
    • Slower reaction times  
    • Negative drug interactions  
    • Increased risk of heart attack/stroke  
    • Increased appetite  
    • Potential for addiction  
    • Hallucinations  
    • Mental illness 
    • Withdrawal symptoms 

    The chemicals in marijuana (THC, CBD, CBN) are processed in your body by enzymes that help process and eliminate a high percent of prescription drugs. This could lead to a dangerous increase in side effects of the prescribed medication or rid the body of the prescribed medication completely before it can do anything.

    Some prescription drugs that medical marijuana can potentially affect are: 

    • Warfarin 
    • Tamoxifen 
    • Acetaminophen 
    • Ibuprofen 

    It’s important to discuss with your doctor the potential drug interactions before taking medical marijuana.  

    Yes, medical marijuana is legal in the state of Mississippi if you meet the requirements to obtain an MMJ Card. Medical marijuana is also used to help ease symptoms related to certain health conditions. 

    Consumption of marijuana without an MMJ card is 100% illegal in the state of Mississippi.

    The Mississippi Department of Health lists the following medical conditions treatment qualify for participation in the Mississippi Medical Cannabis Program: 

    • cancer
    • Parkinson's disease
    • Huntington's disease
    • muscular dystrophy
    • glaucoma
    • spastic quadriplegia
    • positive status for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
    • acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS)
    • hepatitis
    • amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
    • Crohn's disease
    • ulcerative colitis
    • sickle-cell anemia
    • Alzheimer's disease
    • agitation of dementia
    • post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
    • autism
    • pain refractory to appropriate opioid management
    • diabetic/peripheral neuropathy
    • spinal cord disease or severe injury

    Also qualifying is a chronic terminal or debilitating disease or medical condition or its treatment that produces one or more of the following:

    • cachexia or wasting syndrome
    • chronic pain
    • severe or intractable nausea
    • seizures
    • severe and persistent muscle spasms including, but not limited to, those characteristic of multiple sclerosis